MAT 132: Introduction to Statistics.
4 hours, 4 credits. Collection, plotting, and comparison of data sets, histograms, descriptive statistics, the frequency definition of probability, random experiments, random sampling, binomial and normal variables, confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses for binomial and normal parameters. Additional topics chosen from tests for the difference of proportions or population means, the Chi Square test, and regression analysis. Introduction to a computer statistical package. PREREQ: MAT 104 or placement by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
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